Meningoccemia (Neisseria Meningitis)


Background

Pathophysiology

History

Physical exam

Diagnostic testing

Differential Diagnoses

Acute Treatment

  1. ABC's
  2. IV fluids, vasopressors may be needed
  3. Abx tx

Disposition

  1. Admit pts

Further Treatment

  1. Manage complications
  2. Closely monitor pts
  3. No evidence of steroids helping
  4. Observe for late neurological sequelae
  5. Pericarditis can occur
  6. Prophylactic tx of contacts